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Yvette Hampton, producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, brings you encouragement and resources from home education experts and REAL families just like yours, to help you train your children well.

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“The thing is—it’s not even about the academics. Homeschooling is important, academics are important, because that’s what points our children towards Christ. But parenting is not about academics. It’s about discipling and training the hearts of our children." - Yvette Hampton

Heidi St. John - You Can Homeschool!

In late June and early July we were in Vancouver, Washington to finish filming Schoolhouse Rocked with Heidi St. John at the Firmly Planted Homeschool Resource Center. During our time there Yvette had a chance to record an episode of the Heidi St. John Podcast with Heidi. 

Heidi St. John and Yvette Hampton answer viewers questions about homeschooling.

Following the show, Yvette and Heidi went live on Facebook to answer viewer questions about homeschooling. This episode of the podcast and the following Q&A was such an encouragement to listeners we decided to rebroadcast it and make the Q&A video available to our subscribers and Backstage Pass members.

Save 10% on any Backstage Pass Membership by using the coupon code, "PODCAST10" at SchoolhouseRocked.com/members.

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Transcripts are provided by MakeCrate. MakeCrate provides your homeschooler with the STEM skills they need for the future! Fun, hands-on electronics kits paired with an online learning platform teach your middle or high schooler engineering and coding fundamentals right at home! No technical expertise is required. Order your MakeCrate today at MakeCrate.Club/SR.

Listen to the Heidi St. John Podcast at http://heidistjohn.com/blog/podcasts/

 

 

Do you believe in homeschooling? Here’s your chance to help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA! Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

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"A lot of times parents are fearful because they think "I'm not trained," or "I don't have any special background.", but they are the expert when it comes to their child, so we’re arming them with some good resources. If you have a child with dyslexia, then we're going to point you to resources and books and services for dyslexia or autism because knowledge is power and we battle fear by prayer and trusting in God..." - Faith Berens

Faith Berens - Special Needs Homeschooling, Special Education

Faith Berens is a special needs education consultant with the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). As a special needs consultant for HSLDA, Faith helps families find educational solutions for their children’s learning challenges and disabilities. Faith has worked as a classroom teacher, in both public and private schools, a Reading Recovery® teacher, an NILD educational therapist, and as a private tutor. She specializes in child literacy and has a master’s degree in reading from Shenandoah University. Faith draws on her extensive experience with learning difficulties including her own struggle with dyscalculia and homeschooling her own children with unique learning challenges to help homeschool students facing their own learning struggles. Her areas of expertise are early childhood literacy, reading assessment, and the identification and remediation of reading difficulties and disabilities.

Faith Berens - Special Needs Homeschooling Video

Watch the video of this interview on the Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass site. Save 10% on any Backstage Pass Membership by using the coupon code, "PODCAST10" at SchoolhouseRocked.com/members.

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Transcripts are provided by MakeCrate. MakeCrate provides your homeschooler with the STEM skills they need for the future! Fun, hands-on electronics kits paired with an online learning platform teach your middle or high schooler engineering and coding fundamentals right at home! No technical expertise is required. Order your MakeCrate today at MakeCrate.Club/SR.

Recommended Resources:

Homeschooling Children with Special Needs, by Sharon Hensley

7 Tools for Cultivating Your Child's Potential, by Zan Tyler

A Beautiful Education for any Child, by Cheryl Swope

Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, by Kathy Kuhl 

Encouraging your Child, by Kathy Kuhl

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SPED Homeschool

Listen to more on this topic from Peggy Ployhar of SPED Homeschool

Connect with Faith: 

HSDLA Education Consultants Facebook Page

Faith Filled homeschooling

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This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by HSLDA. Home School Legal Defense Association defends and advances the constitutional right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children and protects family freedoms. Since 1983, they have provided homeschooling-related legal advice and representation to their more than 80,000 member families, promoting homeschool-friendly legislation at the state and federal levels, and offering information and resources to encourage and support all homeschoolers. 

 

Do you believe in homeschooling? Here’s your chance to help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA! Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

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“I became passionate about this topic because my daughter was taking some leadership training classes to help prepare herself for working at our local Bible camp, and the conversation turned to how she would be less equipped to work with some of these kids because she was homeschooled. She came home really bothered about that, and at the same time actually, our youth pastor made the comment about the kids needing to be the salt and the light in the public school system, and how that's one reason he had never homeschooled is because he wanted his kids to be the salt and the light... She felt like she wasn't doing what God wanted her to do because she was homeschooled instead of being in the public school system.” - Misty Bailey

Salt and Light in the Public Schools?

Misty Bailey is the blogger behind Joy in the Journey and the podcaster behind Joyfully Homeschooling. Her goal in this online space is to encourage and inspire you on your homeschool journey by providing practical tips for real life homeschooling. Through real stories, real struggles, and real life, Misty encourages her blog readers and podcast listeners to embrace imperfection and strive for a more joyful homeschool. 

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Backstage Pass members get access to an exclusive 1-hour behind the scenes video of this episode, containing 30 additional minutes of great content. Save 10% on any Backstage Pass Membership by using the coupon code, "PODCAST10" at SchoolhouseRocked.com/members.

 

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Transcripts are provided by MakeCrate. MakeCrate provides your homeschooler with the STEM skills they need for the future! Fun, hands-on electronics kits paired with an online learning platform teach your middle or high schooler engineering and coding fundamentals right at home! No technical expertise is required. Order your MakeCrate today at MakeCrate.Club/SR.

In this episode, Yvette Hampton and Misty Bailey discuss whether our kids have the responsibility of being "salt and light" in public schools. Are we missing an opportunity to evangelize when we remove our kids from public schools, and if they do not have the responsibility of being "salt and light" there, who does? Finally, we discuss how, when, and where our kids should be "salt and light", and how we can prepare them.

You can find Misty at https://www.findingjoyinthejourney.net and on her podcast, Joyfully Homeschooling with Misty Bailey.

For more on this subject, pick up a copy of the excellent book, Already Gone by Ken Ham, Britt Beamer, and Todd Hillard. 

Classical Conversations, Sponsor of Schoolhouse Rocked

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by Classical ConversationsClassical Conversations leads the home-centered education movement by teaching parents and students the classical tools of learning so that they can discover God’s created order and beauty. Share the love of learning through a Christian worldview and fellowship with other families. Our families thrive using three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian, and Community.

Do you believe in homeschooling? Here’s your chance to help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA! Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Support Schoolhouse Rocked

 

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Early on, I started to recognize what was important in our homeschool day and how to keep it important and how to keep it the main thing and not lose sight of our goals. So that’s kind of where it kind of stemmed from. And so the book is very, very simple. It’s not a hard process or anything terribly complicated.” – Crystal Twibell

 

7 Steps to Homeschool Success - Home Education System

Author, homeschool mom, and homeschool graduate, Crystal Twibell recently joined Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast host, Yvette Hampton, in the studio for a live recording of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast, in which they talked about how to have a purposeful and successful homeschool system.

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Transcripts are provided by MakeCrate. MakeCrate provides your homeschooler with the STEM skills they need for the future! Fun, hands-on electronics kits paired with an online learning platform teach your middle or high schooler engineering and coding fundamentals right at home! No technical expertise is required. Order your MakeCrate today at MakeCrate.Club/SR.

Crystal Twibell is a homeschool mom of 8 and author of 7 P’s in a Pod: A Purposeful System for Home Schooling Success. She is the owner of a consulting business that specializes in event planning and organizational systems and has worked in the homeschooling community for over 30 years. She has enjoyed homeschooling her eight children for the last 23 years. Transplanted from city life, she and her husband, John, along with their four youngest children, live in rural Georgia and appreciate the quiet sounds of the woods, mixed with the shouts and laughs of her children. A cup of coffee on the front porch and twinkling fireflies at dusk are as much a part of life as the occasional clogged toilet and burned breakfast.

7 P’s in a Pod provides encouragement to homeschool parents through laying out a formatted outline with the tools you need to plan a full, meaningful year of school that allows you to focus on the needs of each individual child. 7 P’s in a Pod is not a cookie-cutter approach; it outlines basic guidelines that, if followed, can result in lasting success for the entire family. The simple text and customizable charts can assist you in purposefully planning your homeschool year.

 Crystal Twibell Interview Video - 7 Steps to Homeschool Success

Watch Crystal Twibell's full interview for the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast on the Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass website. Not a Backstage Pass member yet? Save 10% on any paid membership when you use the coupon code "PODCAST10". Your membership directly supports production on Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution. Members get instant access to over 25 hours of exclusive video and other great homeschool resources. 


Peggy_Ployhar.jpgThis episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by SPED Homeschool. Are you looking for encouragement and resources for helping you to teach your child with special educational needs? Check out SPED Homeschool. Also, get some great encouragement from SPED Homeschool founder, Peggy Ployer in her excellent article, Addressing Special Educational Needs in Homeschooling or listen to her on this recent episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast.

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